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such that

Post by navi » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:16 am

1) The regulatory environment is different in each country, such that it is not possible to put together two equities dealing operations on the same platform.

Times, Sunday Times (2016)

Source
Collins Dictionary
https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dicti ... /such-that

Does '1' mean:

a) It is not possible to put together two equities dealing operations on the same platform because the regulatory environment is different in each country.
or:
b) The regulatory environment is different in each country in such a way that it is not possible to put together two equities dealing operations on the same platform.

Gratefully,
Navi
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Re: such that

Post by Erik_Kowal » Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:18 pm

It means "The regulatory environment is different in each country, with the consequence that it is not possible to put together two equities-dealing operations on the same platform".

Note also my addition of a hyphen to "equities dealing" in order to clarify the fact that this phrase is a compound adjective.
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